Boatcrafts.NZ is our new project based on teaching craftsmanship through the skills of boat building, Our aim is to enrich peoples lives through using their hands and learning the lost art of craftsmanship.
These include:Veneering, Inlay & Marquetry Ribbing, Steam bending and replacing Ribs. Clinker planking. fitting new or replacing old planks. Tuesday Workshop days more Essential skills dates.
Three new courses are now available for signup, including:Clinker Dinghy Planking Course w Alan HooperEssential Skills for the Beginner Boat Builder w John WellsfordRibbing with Alan Hooper
Great article on Waitemata Woodys about our re-opening yesterday.
NZTBS Re-opens its doors in Te Atatu peninsula.After more than three years in recess we have taken the plunge with a new workshop in Te Atatu peninsula.Trustees Steve Cranch, Dee Ankersmit, Colin Pawson, Don Currie, Secretary Tanya Ankersmit and supporters Kere Kemp and others have been burning the midnight oil over the last couple of months getting all our tools and gear out of storage and setting up shop.